Roger Kimball: Howard Zinn Professor of Contempt – National Review Online


With Howard Zinn, contemporary American academia found its court historian. Zinn, who died January 27 at 87, was like a gigantic echo chamber, accurately reproducing — and actively reinforcing — every left-wing cliché with which the academy has abetted its sense of election these past several decades. “You see how smart he is,” saith the […]

Beck: Obama Thinks You’re Stupid


Glenn Beck said one conclusion he drew from President Obama’s State of the Union address was that “the president thinks you are stupid.” In an apparent reference to the defeat of Democrats in the Massachusetts Senate race and in the governors’ races in New Jersey and Virginia, Beck said on his TV show:
America sent a clear message [...]

Biggest V-8 Moment Tweet Today: Atrios Hits it Outta the Park


Social media doubles  as great entertainment some days.  Although I have to wonder what possesses anyone to be so inane.  Boredom?  Vitamin deficiency?  Ego issues?
Some of my do-gooder left wing pals spout utter nonsense too but they are clever enough not to post it on Twitter.
So it is with a distinct cleverness deficit that left [...]

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Berkeley Chancellor’s Home Attacked by Torch-Bearing Mob


A left-wing report gives insight into the mindset of radicals who pledge to ‘Burn every rich man’s house to the ground.’

The East Anglia Revelations Have Not Changed My Mind, Part 2


Editor’s Note: Please read part 1 here which explains some of the scientific reasons which the author does not agree with the global warming theory. In this second part he explains the heuristic reasons for not embracing the idea.
The term “heuristic” is used here as an intuitive judgment based on experiences. It’s the kind [...]

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The Left’s War Against the Boy Scouts – by Dennis Prager


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What it teaches us about so-called “progressives.”